Christian Leadership

Sent to Serve with Words

Seems like there is more chatter than ever before! Plenty of noise; lots of confusion. Isn’t it amazing that with all the resources available for communicating that communication is one of the most perplexing elements of life? One could argue that everyone is talking, but very few people are making sense. Compare… Read more »


Holy Week is upon us and the certainty of Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection is in grand contrast to the news of the day. As we experience a sense of fear and uncertainty even more than 9/11 and as the unknown is shared with non-stop urgency, we are facing the reality of not… Read more »

All Smiles? Why not?

While this photo doesn’t include Jenny and Lynn or the gang at BIG, I’m sure their smiles would also be present as we consider the joy of working together even as we face the challenges in front of us. As this new year is well underway, it comes with opportunities. Opportunities in… Read more »

Custodians of Treasures

The Roman statesman Marcus Tullisu Cicero is quoted as saying, “Memory is the treasury and guardian of all things.” I’ve heard countless times of accounts from pastors who have shared of folks with dementia or other failing memory issues the wonderful ability to recite the Creed, the Lord’s Prayer, parts of the… Read more »

Where Do You Turn

Google? Youtube? A subscribed podcast? Who do we go to when we need answers? When we were young (very young), it was parents. “Mommy, help!” may have been a plea for something to eat or to get out of a troublesome situation. Middle school found a time when parents didn’t have answers… Read more »


“I do not like that Sam I am.” “I would not eat them here or there, I would not eat them anywhere.” In Dr. Seuss’s book Green Eggs and Ham, an unnamed person insists that eating green eggs and ham could not and would not ever happen. Not only does he make… Read more »

Trumpets Will Sound

1 Corinthians 15: 51,52- Behold! I tell you a mystery. We shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed, in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the last trumpet. For the trumpet will sound, and the dead will be raised imperishable, and we shall be changed. Why… Read more »

For You.

It’s personal, isn’t it? It’s not glitzy. It’s not novel in any way. But “for you” are two simple words that make it clear what Jesus is all about and what Holy Week demonstrates.If there is any doubt of Jesus selflessness or any doubt about his total fulfillment of all things for… Read more »